2 people shot in Frederick, Maryland; Suspect killed at Fort Detrick

The shooter was identified as 38-year-old Fantahun Girma Woldesenbet

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Fantahun Girma Woldesenbet is accused of shooting two people in Maryland before being shot and killed by officials on Fort Detrick. (Photo Credit: Frederick Maryland Police Deparrment)

Police in Frederick, Maryland responded to an active shooter incident Tuesday morning. 

According to WJLA, police reported that there were two victims and one suspect “down.” 

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The incident took place in the 8400 block of Progress Drive. 

Residents were asked to avoid the area. 

Police held a press conference on Tuesday morning to update the public hours after the incident.

Police said they received a call about the shooter around 8:20 a.m. on Tuesday morning at Riverside Tech Park.

When they arrived on scene at a business in Riverside Tech Park, police found two men shot and they were transported to the hospital by helicopter. Both are in critical condition.

They were identified as 26-year-old US Navy Hospitalman Casey Nutt and 36-year-old Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Carlos Portugal.

The shooter, identified as 38-year-old Fantahun Girma Woldesenbet, then traveled to the Fort Detrick military base where he was shot and killed.

The U.S. Navy released a statement on Twitter about the shooting.

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